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MFSA2017-06 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 45.8 (CVE-2017-5409)

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MFSA2017-06 Firefox: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 45.8 (CVE-2017-5409)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/08/2017
Modified
08/13/2018

Description

The Mozilla Windows updater can be called by a non-privileged user to delete an arbitrary local file by passing a special path to the callback parameter through the Mozilla Maintenance Service, which has privileged access. Note: This attack requires local system access and only affects Windows. Other operating systems are not affected. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 45.8 and Firefox < 52.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-esr-upgrade-45_8

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